Author Archives: The Not-Its!

Everything’s Bigger in Texas

  

We had a whirlwind-jet setting-two day trip to Plano, Texas to play a show at The Shops at Willow Bend. Lucky for us the venue was indoors in a air conditioned mall! It’s hot in Texas…
A huge thanks to everyone that came out to make this show a success, we hope to see y’all again real soon.

Queen Anne Days!

  
Familyfest at Queen Anne Days is an awesomeday of fun for families featuring a kiddie parade, bands that kids and parents will love, food trucks, carnival games, bouncy houses, bunny petting zoo, crafts and more! This is the second year we have played this cool event and hope to come back again next year! For more info on Queen Anne Days, check out their website: http://www.queenannedays.com

Everything Is AWESOME!

 

We started our day off AWESOMELY in Burien playing for Awesome Kids Day! Awesome Kids Day celebrates the naturally healthy and joyful state of children and encourages them to live their lives with health, gratitude and joy. 
For more information about this awesome day check out their website: http://www.awesomekidsday.com

Our next show is 6:00 this evening at Crossroads Mall in Bellevue, we always have a great time playing here! If you can, come rock out with us tonight and check out the other cool concerts at Crossroads Mall here: http://www.crossroadsbellevue.com/EventsCalendar

Along Comes Mary(sville)

Today was the kickoff for the 2015 Children’s Summer Concert Series at Jennings Park in Marysville. 

There was a great turnout to start the series– the hillside was covered in kiddos and their grown ups as well as a couple of summer camps.   The crowd helped us celebrate this awesome day by participating during our song Participation Trophy! 

Jennings Park is a beautiful place to spend the day! For more information about the events happening here throughout the summer, check out their website: 

http://www.marysvillewa.gov/index.aspx?NID=517

Happy Birthday America!

 Today’s 4th of July festivities at Cal Anderson Park was an awesome way to spend the day celebrating our Independence. This is the 13th year that CAPA (Cal Anderson Park Alliance) has hosted this fantastic family friendly community picnic. There is a root beer float garden, hot dogs, face painting, arts and crafts, and much more — ALL FREE! 
CAPA supports many community events at the park. For more information check out their website:

http://www.calandersonpark.org

Seattle’s Pridefest 2015!

  We were honored to play Seattle Pridefest’s Family Day at Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill as part of an entire weekend of celebrating 41 years of Pride in Seattle.

It was also a day of major celebration after yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling, giving same-sex couples the right to marry… A historic triumph for us all!

  Our kiddos were lucky enough to get a photo with these lovely ladies!
Don’t miss the parade tomorrow! For more information go to the website:

http://www.seattlepridefest.org

The Blog is Back and We are Ready for Summer! Are you?

      It has been a long school year and we have been busy playing shows all over the place (Legoland, Victory Studios, Ballard Homestead, and of course, Folklife to name a few) as well as preparing for a new album…  What have you been up to?

We are super excited for summer and all of the fun and outdoor concerts it brings. We have so much to share with you, we hope to see you this summer!

It’s Summertime and the Living is… Busy!

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We have had so many FANTASTIC shows and some really cool experiences so far this summer, like taking a ferry over to Port Orchard and Bremerton to play a couple of concerts for the Kitsap Regional Library http://www.krl.org/, going all the way to the east coast to perform – including a live concert at the Rumpus Room for Kid’s Place Live on Sirius XM Radio http://www.siriusxm.com/kidsplacelive/weeklyschedule, and having a very talented friend, Secret Agent 23 Skidoo http://secretagent23skidoo.com/ join us on stage at Rox in Sox http://www.roxinsox.com/ in the Portland, OR area.
Out of all of those great memories, some of the best will be time spent with our families at these awesome shows. We feel so fortunate to be able to include our children in some of these performances, and to give them a true “rock star” experience. From set-up to clean-up, our kiddos are there with us most of the time and help out however they can. Whether it’s being a roadie and helping to unload equipment, teaching kids in the audience some of our dance moves, playing tambourine or cowbell on stage with us (MORE COWBELL PLEASE!), or just entertaining each other, they always make every show a success for us! They are the reason we are doing what we do! We couldn’t (and wouldn’t want to) do it without them!

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Hot Child in the City…

…or should we say, hot children, adults, dogs, etc.?

We played two festivals yesterday — Queen Anne Days & Ballard’s Seafood Fest — in Seattle and both were slightly on the warm side.

Even one of our kiddos had to take a break from the sun and get some “stage shade” at one point!

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Happy Fourth of July!

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Super fun show today celebrating our independence at Cal Anderson Park on Capitol Hill! Elliott, our cowbell player rocked so hard he broke his drumstick!